Golf Course Reviews - Highlands & North-East Scotland

Golf Course Reviews Highlands & North-East Scotland

Golf Course Reviews in The Highlands & North-East of Scotland.

Below you will find our golf course reviews from venues in The Highlands & North-East of Scotland including Grapian, Aberdeenshire, Inverness, Orkney and The Shetlands.

Must Plays

Royal Aberdeen (Balgownie)

Royal Aberdeen Golf Club

"Oh my word! The Balgownie Links at Royal Aberdeen is something else. It’s different gravy - an unbelievably good golf course. Not only is it the best in Aberdeenshire it’s one of the best you will play. Period."

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Cruden Bay (Championship)

Cruden Bay Golf Club

"Cruden Bay is a golf course that dances to its own beat. It’s gripping, riveting, absorbing and most importantly its individuality shines through. Cruden Bay is one of very few courses that has a real personality."

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Trump International

Trump International Golf Links

"The first thing to state is that Trump International Golf Links is undoubtedly an exceptionally good golf course. The second thing to say from the off is that it’s categorically not the “World's Greatest Golf Course” as the owner makes out and their website brashly proclaims."

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Brora Golf Club

"Over breakfast at the guest house in Dornoch where we were staying conversation is struck up with a fellow guest; an American from Chicago and a member at Royal Dornoch."

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Moray (Old)

Moray Golf Club

"The members of Moray Golf Club, founded in 1889, must rightly be very proud of their two fine links courses laid out on some fabulous tight and sandy golfing terrain to the south of the Moray Firth."

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Nairn Golf Club

"Expectations were high as we arrived on the first tee at The Nairn Golf Club, a stalwart of golf in the Highlands and a darling of all the Top 100 Great Britain & Ireland course rankings."

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Highly Recommended


Murcar Links Golf Club

"Murcar is a championships links in the very finest Scottish tradition. It was originally established in 1909 by neighbouring Royal Aberdeen professional, Archie Simpson, and later refined by James Braid some twenty years later with only minor alterations since."

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Fraserburgh Golf Club

"Fraserburgh Golf Club, the seventh oldest in the World, delivers no frills, classic links golf on a very impressive scale."

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Fortrose & Rosemarkie

Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club

"I have so much time for golf courses like Fortrose & Rosemarkie. A setting as unique and stunning as any I have come across along with some fantastic golf holes and one that is truly world-class."

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Moray (New)



Cruden Bay (St. Olaf)


Newburgh on Ythan

Best of the Rest

Nairn Dunbar


Kings Links


Royal Dornoch (Struie)